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Editorial: What the Sexual Assault Statistics Don’t Tell You

Editorial: What the Sexual Assault Statistics Don’t Tell You

October 19, 2016

With increased media attention on the issue of college sexual assault, the federal government has devoted more of its time and energy to raising awareness and preventing what is debatably called a “nationwide...

Editorial: Unfair Adjunct Wages Go Against Jesuit Values

Editorial: Unfair Adjunct Wages Go Against Jesuit Values

October 5, 2016

From the time Fordham students step on campus freshman year, it is clear the university’s identity as a Jesuit institution is a hallmark of the Fordham way. The university's Jesuit tradition dates back to ...

Editorial: Putting our Trust Back Into Journalism and the Media

Editorial: Putting our Trust Back Into Journalism and the Media

September 28, 2016

It may seem obvious that the media would defend itself against the never ending stream of criticism hurled in its direction. It may feel painfully trite for us student journalists to defend our profession...

Editorial: LIU is a Warning to Mend Broken Channels of Communication

Editorial: LIU is a Warning to Mend Broken Channels of Communication

September 14, 2016

More than 400 professors locked out of a university on the first week of class. Health benefits cut, email accounts cancelled. Professors protesting with a giant inflatable rat outside campus as administrators...

Looking Ahead to the New Semester

Looking Ahead to the New Semester

September 7, 2016

Now that new students have completed orientation and the day-to-day of our college campus has resumed, so too have some of the important issues that dominated our campus conversation at Fordham last s...

Editorial: Half the Battle is Showing Up

Editorial: Half the Battle is Showing Up

May 4, 2016

This academic year saw a wealth of activity and change. New student governments were elected, campus food vendors were voted in and out, the Middle States committee assessed our operations and administrator...

Editorial: What Administration Does Not Care If You Know

Editorial: What Administration Does Not Care If You Know

April 27, 2016

By The Editorial Board Do you know how much your tuition will increase next year? Do you know if it is bigger or smaller than the average increase, or how the university justifies its decision to incr...

Aramark: The Lesser of Two Evils?

April 20, 2016

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

In an ever changing student body, complaints about Sodexo, Fordham’s current food service provider, have been consistent. Students have taken to national reviews, social media and student publications to lament their campus food options, ranked worst on college campuses by the Princeton Review in 2014. After giving Sodexo an ultimatum to improve the quality of their food or face a three million dollar penalty, the univer...

Why You Need to Vote in the USG Election

Why You Need to Vote in the USG Election

April 13, 2016

The 2016 presidential election is in full swing and the focus of college students should be to make sure we are registered to vote and exercising that right by participating in our respective primaries....

Fordham Sets Goals But Safeguards from Failure

Fordham Sets Goals But Safeguards from Failure

April 6, 2016

In the spring of 2015, Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., president of the university, announced the launch of the Continuous University Strategic Planning committee, or CUSP. The goal of CUSP, established...

Editorial: Belgium Attacks Expose Biased Media Coverage

Editorial: Belgium Attacks Expose Biased Media Coverage

March 30, 2016

By The Editorial Board Since Sept. 11, 2001, the United States has become more conscious of transcontinental terrorism. Due to our increasing fear about the randomness of terrorist attacks and the high fat...

Editorial: Fordham’s Missed Connection – Networking

Editorial: Fordham’s Missed Connection – Networking

March 9, 2016

By The Editorial Board Last month, The Fordham Ram reported that more than 10 percent of graduates from the class of 2015 were still unemployed. It is hard to fathom that for many of our classmate it ...

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